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November 2021

November's Motion Ideas and Tips

【 Product Release】BLV Series R Type BLDC Motor & Driver

The 24-48 VDC BLV Series R Type is a newer generation of brushless DC motor and driver system designed to minimize footprint, volume, and mass.  100 W (1/8 HP) and 200 W (1/4 HP) models are now available with gear ratios up to 200:1.

  • Smallest BLDC driver available
  • CANopen or Modbus RTU
  • New motor with improved motor feedback & speed range
  • Electromagnetic brake available
  • ID share for individual node control
  • New software for programming, monitoring...etc.
  • Designed for battery operation
  • Energy efficient
BLV Series - R Type
Brake Motor

The BLV Series R Type can minimize footprint, improve performance, and add network capabilities for applications such as transportation robots, agitators, and conveyors.

BLV Series R Type Applications

Learn more about BLV Series - R Type

【 Video 】Introducing the Compact BLV Series R Type

This short video summarizes the three main features of the BLV Series R Type brushless DC motor and driver system.  The three features are also summarized below.

BLV Series R Type introduction video

How can the BLV Series R Type help you?

1.  Allows for a compact, maintenance-free design.

BLV Series R Type Brushless Motor

BLV Series R Type Compact Driver
Modbus RTU / CANopen

BLV Series R Type - size/weight reduction

2.  Smooth Performance with positioning operation.

BLV Series R Type - Smooth Performance

3.  Uses common communication network protocols: Modbus (RTU) & CANopen.

Modbus (RTU) and CANopen

【 Engineering Note】Technical Manual Series: Technologies Used with Brushless Motors (Part II)

This is a continuation of the blog post, "Technologies Used with Brushless Motors".  In this section, we explain the efficiency aspect of brushless motors and compare them to AC motors.

BMU Series combined efficiency of motor and driver

More Engineering Notes  

【 FYI】Engineering & Design Resources

We offer several engineering resources to help you better.  Here are some examples.

Product & Training Videos White Papers

Learn about predictive maintenance.

Predictive maintenance demo with AlphaStep stepper motors

Learn about watertight motor design.

White Paper: Design and Basic Technology for Watertight, Dust-Resistant Brushless Motors

Motor Sizing Tools Product Forum

Buy the right motor the first time.

Motor sizing tools

Find FAQs.

OM product forum

Engineering & Design Resources  


For more in-depth education, technical seminars are also available.

【 Holiday】Happy Thanksgiving!

Oriental Motor U.S.A. offices will be closed Thursday, November 25, 2021, and Friday, November 26, 2021, in observance of Thanksgiving. 

Thank you for choosing us as your motion control partner!  We dedicate this video to you.

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